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will host the meeting discussing how to curb gun violence. prince george's county state's attorney angela also brooks and montgomery county police chief thomas manger are set to speak at the event. it comes on the same day that president obama travels to minneapolis to push his gun control legislation. the gun control debate came up during the super bowl. this commercial ran here in washington during the game. the ad ran at the beginning of the third quarter last night. it shows the nra's executive vice president after the shooting in columbine high school in 1999. he supported closing a loophole on background checks. the ad was paid for by the group mayors against illegal guns co-chaired by new york mayor, michael bloomberg. >>> 14 before the top of the hour right now. you better believe it's going to be a fun couple of days in baltimore much the city is celebrating the ravens super bowl victory. >> you know, that celebration really started minutes after the game ended last night. fans poured into the streets in baltimore's federal hill neighborhood. we are not hearing of any arrests at
that meeting discussing how to curb gun violence. angela also brooks and police chief tom manger are is et to speak at the event. >>> we expect to learn more about young people in the district and their struggles thanks to the group, raise d.c. the group released some of the numbers already. six in ten students graduate high school in four years. 42% of them are employed full-time. 10,000 low income youths between 16 and 24 don't have a job and aren't in school. raise d.c. includes school's chancellor kaya henderson and leaders from the business sector and other organizations. it's to help young people in d.c. from the time they start school to job opportunities ach high school. >>> look for changes at the pentagon station. metro is closing the station's south entrance so crews can replace three escalators there. when completed this fall, they will be similar to the ones built at the dupont circle station. the north entrance will stay open during the construction. >>> all right. the reports surrounding boxing legend muhammad ali that has his family punching back this morning. >>> keeping a
or accept responsibility? here to debate this, fox news contributor angela mcglowan and democratic strategist maxwell. angela, i will start with you. is this really fair for him for him to be pushing the blame on quote unquote washington when he has been in the white house for four years. >> that's president obama. that's what he does. they pass the buck. instead of taking responsibility. the same old same old. he will blame washington, d.c. isn't he a part of d.c. >> he is a part of d.c. he is not the only one there he can't pass laws. we are talking about an economic recovery. we need to be looking at the people that can actually pass law in order to get that. >> zerlina he can't pass laws when nancy pelosi was speaker. she enacted all of his proposals. that's the president. he has lobbists that go to capitol hill and propose legislation, but harry reid hasn't even passed a budget. >> zerlina i want to bring this up too. a graphic in january the unemployment rate ticked up up to 7.9%. how long is it going to take for americans really to start feeling fed up with all of this espec
that the country's first black president was sworn into president for a second term. angela rod, director of impact strat justice and former executive director of the black caucus. it's good to see you. >> good to see you, too, craig. >> the president caught some flak about his first term, some lawmakers saying he did not do enough specifically for people that look like you and me. ma maxine waters, i want to talk about her. >> the congressional black caucus blasts the president, too. we're supportive of the president, but we getting tired, y'all. we want to give him every opportunity, but our people are hurting. >> he was talking specifically about the unemployment rate in the black community, which is and has always been a bit higher than that in the white community. how is the president faring right now specifically with black voters? >> well, with this past election, we saw over 90% of african-americans supporting the president. i think that our community certainly believes that the president -- it was better than the alternative at that time. to the congressman's point that you just played, af
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